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ERIC Number: ED020274
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 88
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A TWO-PHASE PROPOSAL CONCERNING SCHOOL DESEGREGATION PROBLEMS. A. SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM. B. PILOT SCHOOLS PROGRAM, MAINTAINING INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY IN MULTICULTURAL SCHOOLS. FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT.
WOLFE, ARTHUR B.
THIS REPORT IS THE FINAL EVALUATION OF A TWO-PHASE PROJECT WHOSE PURPOSE WAS TO HELP SELECTED SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN THE DESEGREGATION PROCESS IN A FLORIDA COUNTY. PHASE A WAS A SCHOOL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM PROVIDING INSERVICE TRAINING FOR PRINCIPALS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, CURRICULUM ASSISTANTS, AND TEACHERS. EVALUATION OF THIS PHASE WAS BASED ON THE FLORIDA SCALE OF CIVIC BELIEFS, ASSESSMENTS OF EIGHT INSERVICE CONFERENCE SESSIONS, AND RESPONSES TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE. PHASE B WAS AN EDUCATIONAL TEAM PROGRAM IN CERTAIN PILOT SCHOOLS IN WHICH SERVICES OF GUIDANCE AND READING SPECIALISTS AND SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS WERE PROVIDED. THIS ASPECT OF THE PROJECT WAS EVALUATED BY ANOTHER CIVIL RIGHTS QUESTIONNAIRE, BY MINORITY GROUP ATTENDANCE PATTERNS, AND BY TEACHER RATINGS OF SPECIAL WORKSHOPS IN COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR NEGRO STUDENTS. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT ONLY INDIRECT EVIDENCE IS AVAILABLE AS TO THE OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS OF PHASE A IN ACHIEVING ITS GOALS. HOWEVER, THE DESEGREGATION OF THE PILOT SCHOOLS OF PHASE B SEEMED TO HAVE BEEN FACILITATED BY THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE EDUCATIONAL TEAMS. ON THE WHOLE, IT IS FELT THAT THE OBJECTIVES OF THE ENTIRE PROJECT WERE MET WITH REASONABLE SUCCESS. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Broward County Board of Public Instruction, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Identifiers: CIVIL RIGHTS EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE; FLORIDA; Florida (Broward County); FLORIDA SCALE OF CIVIC BELIEFS